Zeta to Make Landfall Today; Heavy Rainfall and Flooding Possible Over Much of the Southeast and Mid Atlantic

Zeta will make landfall along the northern Gulf Coast today with life-threatening storm surge, damaging winds, and flooding. As Zeta's moisture moves northward, heavy rainfall will develop across much of the Southeast before advancing into the Appalachians, Ohio Valley, and Mid Atlantic tonight into Thursday. This rainfall will lead to flash, urban, small stream, and minor river flooding. Read More >

Current conditions at

Atlanta, De Kalb-Peachtree Airport (KPDK)

Lat: 33.88°NLon: 84.3°WElev: 1001ft.

Fog/Mist

68°F

20°C

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed SE 7 mph
Barometer 30.08 in (1017.6 mb)
Dewpoint 68°F (20°C)
Visibility 5.00 mi
Last update 28 Oct 6:53 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Decatur GA

Tropical Storm Watch until further notice
Flash Flood Watch October 28, 08:00am until October 29, 08:00pm
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  • Today

    Today: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 11am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 75. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 75 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  Low around 69. Windy, with a southeast wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 20 to 25 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

    Showers and
    Windy

    Low: 69 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 2pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 2pm and 3pm, then a chance of showers after 3pm.  High near 77. Southwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Showers

    High: 77 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 7pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 50. West wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 50 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 64. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 64 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Clear, with a low around 46.

    Clear

    Low: 46 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 62.

    Sunny

    High: 62 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 48.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 48 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 11am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Cloudy, with a high near 75. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Low around 69. Windy, with a southeast wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 20 to 25 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Thursday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 2pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 2pm and 3pm, then a chance of showers after 3pm. High near 77. Southwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 7pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 50. West wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 64. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Friday Night
Clear, with a low around 46.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 62.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 48.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 66.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 39.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 60.
Monday Night
Clear, with a low around 39.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 63.
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Point Forecast:
Decatur GA
 33.77°N 84.29°W (Elev. 1060 ft)
6:31 am EDT Oct 28, 2020
7am EDT Oct 28, 2020-6pm EST Nov 3, 2020
 
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